Property

High Court grants application to renew lease
In the recent High Court decision Kuoch v Ganda, the Court granted an application by the lessee (Kuoch) pursuant to section 261(1)(a)(i) of the Property Law Act 2007 (PLA)...
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Considering taking on a flatmate? Here’s what you need to know
Taking on a flatmate can be a way for owner-occupiers of residential properties to...
Rent relief amendment to have far-reaching implications
The COVID-19 epidemic has caused significant financial hardship for businesses forced to close their...
Overseas investment regime update
Over the past few years, we have seen broad reforms of the New Zealand...
Lane Neave welcomes new Partner
National law firm Lane Neave is pleased to announce the addition of a new...
Introducing Steffan Ronald
Prior to lockdown, our Commercial Property team welcomed its newest Christchurch-based team member. We...
Tiny home or large vehicle? The latest from the District Court
There is currently no nation-wide regulation of the building and occupation of tiny homes. ...
Overseas Investment Act changes come into force
Lane Neave’s Corporate team published an article on our website on 18 May 2020...
Temporary law change impacts commercial leases
Introduction In the fallout of COVID-19 and Government mandated lockdowns and restrictions, many businesses...
What does COVID-19 Alert Level 3 mean for commercial leases
Following the Government’s announcement that the COVID-19 alert level will drop from Alert Level...
Government support for commercial landlords and tenants
Since the Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown commenced in New Zealand commercial landlords and tenants...
Commercial lease issues amidst COVID-19
Commercial leases Never has there been a time of greater scrutiny of commercial lease...
Lane Neave welcomes Ed Smithies to its national property practice
Lane Neave announced today that leading property lawyer, Ed Smithies, has joined the firm,...
Lane Neave acts on sale of three large retirement villages to NZX listed company
National law firm, Lane Neave, has acted for the family owned Sanderson Group on...
Lane Neave expands its Wellington office with the appointment of Commercial Property Partner, Sharon Skinner
National law firm Lane Neave has enhanced its commercial property practice, and bolstered its...
Lane Neave advises Harrington’s Breweries on sale to Lion
Lane Neave was pleased to advise iconic Canterbury business, Harrington’s Breweries on the sale...
Significant new restrictions overseas buyers residential property
The Coalition Government has introduced into Parliament under urgency the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill...
New overseas investment restrictions– major direction change for offshore New Zealand land acquisitions
The Coalition Government has made its first big move to change the way in...